Books for Adults by Asian American and Pacific Islander Authors

Folklorn Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781645660422
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Published: Erewhon - May 10th, 2022

New York Times Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novel of 2021
An NPR Best Book of 2021


A genre-defying, continents-spanning saga of Korean myth, scientific discovery, and the abiding love that binds even the most broken of families.

Elsa Park is a particle physicist at the top of her game, stationed at a neutrino observatory in the Antarctic, co


A House Is a Body: Stories Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781643751450
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Published: Algonquin Books - July 27th, 2021

Finalist for the 2021 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection
Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction


A House Is a Body will not simply be talked about as one of the greatest short story collections of the 2020s; it will change the way all stories&mdas


The Archer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209902
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 7th, 2021

“Set in 1970s Bombay, the novel explores art, ambition, gender roles and class with the same shimmering prose of Swamy’s first book, the story collection A House Is a Body.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“[A] sublime, boundary-pushing exploration of sexuality, creativity, and love.”
—NPR

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The Family Chao: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780393868074
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 1st, 2022

One of Literary Hub's and The Millions' Most Anticipated Books of 2022
A Goodreads Readers' Most Anticipated Mystery of 2022

An acclaimed storyteller returns with “a gorgeous and gripping literary mystery” that explores “family, betrayal, passion, race, culture and the American Dream” (Jean Kwok).


Crying in H Mart: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525657743
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, one of TIME's Most Influential People of 2022, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her


The City of Good Death Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632062529
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Published: Restless Books - February 23rd, 2021

Winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, Priyanka Champaneri's transcendent debut novel brings us inside India's holy city of Banaras, where the manager of a death hostel shepherds the dying who seek the release of a good death, while his own past refuses to let him go.


The Committed Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802157065
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Published: Grove Press - March 2nd, 2021

The sequel to The Sympathizer, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and went on to sell over a million copies worldwide, The Committed tells the story of "the man of two minds" as he comes as a refugee to France and turns his hand to capitalism.


How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525537212
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES  NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2020 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE


Somewhere in the Unknown World: A Collective Refugee Memoir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250296856
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Published: Metropolitan Books - November 10th, 2020

From “an exceptional storyteller,” Somewhere in the Unknown World is a collection of powerful stories of refugees who have found new lives in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, told by the award-winning author of The Latehomecomer and The Song Poet.


The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250131881
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Published: Picador - May 9th, 2017

Winner of the 2017 Minnesota Book Award in Creative Nonfiction

Finalist for the Chautauqua Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN USA Literary Center Award, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize


Interpreter Of Maladies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358213260
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Published: Mariner Books - October 22nd, 2019

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD WINNER.


Night Sky with Exit Wounds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781556594953
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 5th, 2016

One of the most celebrated poetry books of the year:


The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781951142278
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Published: Tin House Books - January 19th, 2021

Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award and the Washington State Book Award in Biography/Memoir

Named One of the Best Books by Asian American Writers by Oprah Daily


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525562047
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

An instant New York Times Bestseller! 

Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 

Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction! 


The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124944
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Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
Winner of the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

" A] remarkable debut novel." --Philip Caputo, New York Times Book Review (cover review)